Describe yourself in 5 words or less: I like pretty things
Favorite Bible passage: Psalm 103
Childhood hero? Punky Brewster (if you’re drawing a blank, I feel sorry for you)
Best advice from Mom and Dad that is still with you today? People are the most important thing
What do you know now that you wish you knew 5 years ago? Leggings are coming back. The shock would have been less if I had known.
Who do you consider to be your greatest musical influences? needtobreathe, Jesus Culture
Who did you imitate singing when you were a kid? Amy Grant
What artists would you love to collaborate with someday? Rend Collective Experiment and Sara Groves
What is the most embarrassing song on your iPod? PureNRG’s “Inside Out”.
What’s the first album you remember buying? Jars of Clay’s first album. My little 10-year-old self was so proud of owning that CD. NOT a tape.
What is one of your all-time favorite TV shows? Trading Spaces on HGTV. I spent too much time watching it, but how hilarious it was.
Favorite movies? The Lion King was pretty life-changing.
Favorite sports team? Clemson tigers. It’s my hubby’s alma mater, so it’s important. Really important.
Beverage of choice? Tea with milk. Please don’t forget the milk.
Favorite breakfast cereal? Honey bunches of oats or anything that I can add raisins to.
Favorite late-night snack? M&M’s
What’s a little known fact about Elissa that people should know? Elissa used to write children’s novels when she was a child.